The Best Diabetes Apps for Android
Sometimes diabetics just need the right tools to help them manage their medication condition. It is critical that diabetics take their medications on time and keep a record of results there are getting through their exercise routines, dietary program and medication regime. In other cases they just need a tool that can remind them when it is time to stop and see to their health. Here are some Android apps for diabetics that can be used to keep appropriate records, logs and provide alerts.
Track3 Diabetes Planner
Diabetics can use this apps to track their exercise routing, food intake, glucose and insulin levels. Notable features include:
- Calories and carbohydrate values for 80,000 plus foods
- No monthly fees
- Supports mg/dl or mmol/L units
- Customization lists for favorite exercise, insulin and medications.
- Glucose tracking charts
The app’s interface is a little clunky though, and the fact that you can only record meals in the standard size is a major limitation, especially when the user wants to record a fraction of a standard serving size that the app uses. However, the apps does allow the user to record the number of standard servings taken per meal. The app costs $6.99.
This is perhaps the best Android diabetes app you will find. This Android app allow diabetics to track their glucose levels, exercise routine, food intake and other factors that have a bearing on their health. The application is not merely a data log, but it can also be used to generate reports and graphs. OnTrack can also be used to store information on the medications that are being taken and when those medications were taken. This can be useful information to share with a physician to help him or her better decide on what drugs to prescribe.
- Support for international (mmo/l) and US (mg/dl) glucose units.
- The option to export data in a variety of non-proprietary formats including HTML, CSV, and XML.
- The ability to tag each entry with a category such as breakfast, lunch, and snack.
- The ability to rename, remove and add categories such as medications and exercise types as is deemed necessary by the user.
- A detailed log book with tables and graphs that suitable for sharing with one’s doctor.
- Automatically have OnTrack select the right category for new entries, based on time of day.
- Activate reminders. For example, remind yourself to take a test two hours after eating food.
- Data backup and restore functionality.
The app is free to download and use.
This app can be use to track blood sugar levels, your weight and when you should take your medications. This is actually a great way to store information and share it with a doctor. Some of the values that can be stored include: blood sugar levels, weight and training results. The app will also remind the carrier when it is time to enter data, so there is no lapse in the record keeping process due to forgetfulness. This free medical app can be downloaded from this link.
This is simple app for people with diabetes that can also be used to track and graph blood glucose levels. With its large buttons and intuitive layout, AgileDiabetes is easy to use, but the meager splattering of features limits it usefulness beyond being a data logger. However, once data is in the app it can be easily emailed to anyone, including a physician. Despite its simplicity the app is not free, though the charge is a peasant $0.99.
This roundup included the best Android apps for diabetics that we could find, but there are others out there, not least of which is: Food Street-Diabetic, Diabetes Manager, Diabetes Log, and Insulin Calculator.
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KeepTrack – Android Medical App
AgileDiabetes – Android App for Diabetics
OnTrack – Applications for Diabetics
Track3 diabetes planner – Android App for Diabetic